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Who is the Best Consultant?

Today I’m going to help you find the best consultant. Now I’m a leadership consultant, and I travel all over the world consulting with organizations, but that is not what…

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Melvin Marriner

Guest Leader: Senior Pastor of Grove Church in Portsmouth, VA

Today I’m going to help you find the best consultant. Now I’m a leadership consultant, and I travel all over the world consulting with organizations, but that is not what I’m talking about. Here is the paradigm and let me unpack it for you with some examples.The best consultant you can find is someone who knows nothing about your business.

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Reinventing Yourself

Every leader reinvents him or herself. I know in my life, I have been through many reinventions. When someone comes up to you and says “Hey!! You are still the…

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Karen Robertson

Guest Leader: Co-Lead Pastor at Visalia First

Every leader reinvents him or herself. I know in my life, I have been through many reinventions. When someone comes up to you and says “Hey!! You are still the same as 5 years ago.” Don’t take that as a compliment. If you are still the same as 5 years ago you didn’t reinvent yourself, because life will take you to a place where you have to reinvent yourself.

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Changing Leadership Style

The style of your leadership that worked a year ago may not work next year, and may be diminishing this year. So your style of leadership has many different inputs…

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Kevin Donaldson

Guest Leader: Executive Coach/Consultant at Exponent Leadership

The style of your leadership that worked a year ago may not work next year, and may be diminishing this year. So your style of leadership has many different inputs in to it. For example, I was a different person last year than I am today. Not at my core, but how I see the world, my opinions, my observations, how I respond to things, what is important to me, etc., those things have changed. My leadership style is informed by my experiences and needs to adjust to where I am now.

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The Quiet Ones

You have people around you that are quiet. People who don’t say a lot, who don’t make a lot of waves, who don’t make a splash. they don’t enter a…

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Myesha Chaney

Guest Leader: Executive Director and First Lady of the Antioch Church of Long Beach

You have people around you that are quiet. People who don’t say a lot, who don’t make a lot of waves, who don’t make a splash. they don’t enter a room and say “Hey, here I am!” They bring their notepads, they quietly slip in and take notes and have great attitudes. Those are the quiet ones. Today, I want you to take note of the quiet ones around you. Just because they are quiet doesn’t mean they don’t have the goods.

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Honor everyone but respect is earned

Honor and Respect are two different things. Honor is about the person. Respect is about their performance. Honor is about who they are. Respect is about what they do. So…

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Mark Kelsey

Guest Leader: C3 Global Growth Minister

Honor and Respect are two different things. Honor is about the person. Respect is about their performance. Honor is about who they are. Respect is about what they do. So this is what I know, I honor everybody but respect is earned. Honor simply comes by who you are. So this is what I want to say to you, honor everybody. You can never go wrong with honor.

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Are you being overlooked?

In the 70’s I was leading a department in the church I was a member of. Then someone else came into the church and the pastor put him in charge…

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Matthew Thompson

Guest Leader: Senior Pastor at Jubilee Christian Church in Boston, MA

In the 70’s I was leading a department in the church I was a member of. Then someone else came into the church and the pastor put him in charge of the department I was leading without letting me know… I felt overlooked, I felt like “Hey, I’ve been working here faithfully…” This is what you need to remind yourself. Others may overlook you, others may pass you up, but the One who keeps score has got His eye on you.

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Your Good Name – Your Brand

Branding. No, not what you are thinking. Not branding a product or a service, something you provide. I’m thinking about something totally different. I’m thinking about YOU! You are the…

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Mark Varughese

Guest Leader: Senior Leader of Kingdomcity

Branding. No, not what you are thinking. Not branding a product or a service, something you provide. I’m thinking about something totally different. I’m thinking about YOU! You are the brand! What you do flows out of that. It takes years and years to build a brand, and 30 seconds to destroy it. Here is how you build a brand.

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How are you handling disappointments in your life?

There are many emotions, many experiences that everyone may not have experienced, but there are certain that everyone has experienced. And disappointments are one of those. If you are alive,…

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Kathleen Cooke

Guest Leader: Vice President of Cooke Pictures.

There are many emotions, many experiences that everyone may not have experienced, but there are certain that everyone has experienced. And disappointments are one of those. If you are alive, if you are working, if you are leading, if you are part of an organization, disappointments are just part of life. You cannot escape disappointments. Here is how you should handle disappointments.

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Leadership can be draining

Leadership can be draining in so many ways. So what is the antidote to that? If this is a drain and leadership is draining, then how do you make sure…

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Bishop Michael Pitts

Guest Leader: Founding pastor of Cornerstone Church in Toledo, Ohio and overseer of the Cornerstone Global Network of Pastors and Leaders.

Leadership can be draining in so many ways. So what is the antidote to that? If this is a drain and leadership is draining, then how do you make sure that you don’t lose who you are, the essence that makes you the leader? It simply means that if it is draining you’ve got to make sure that it is being filled in a constant way. Here is my question for you. Where do you get your energy? Who fills your tank?

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The Most Difficult Mental Discipline

F. O. C. U. S. Focus is easy to get but hard to keep. Because as a leader you deal with distractions all day long. As a leader, phone calls,…

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Chris Sonksen

Guest Leader: Founder of Church BOOM

F. O. C. U. S. Focus is easy to get but hard to keep. Because as a leader you deal with distractions all day long. As a leader, phone calls, emails, text messages, all kinds of stuff that is going on that is distracting you from your focus. I want to let you know that one of the greatest challenges I have is staying with what I have planned to do. Not getting my day hijacked.

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